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The 2020-21 season has catapulted Will Zalatoris’ career.

Will Zalatoris named Rookie of the Year

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor September 23, 2021

Wake Forest alum Will Zalatoris has been voted PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, making him the first player in two decades to receive the honor without being a full PGA Tour member. The last golfer to win...

Holcomb started off the scoring on Friday with a goal in the 16th minute. Goals by Tubbs and Oliver solidified the win.

Soccer stages comeback, defeats Pitt

Charles Horn, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

As the final whistle blew, the crowd at Spry roared in appreciation, substitutes sprinted across the field and smoke descended on fans gathered on the hill. Wake Forest had just upset No. 5 Pittsburgh,...

Men’s soccer hits wall, loses 3-0 to Louisville

Men’s soccer hits wall, loses 3-0 to Louisville

Charles Horn, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

The year is 2015, Wake Forest is unranked and Jack Harrison, now of Leeds United, scores to win the second straight game of the fledgling season. The next week, Wake Forest was in the United Soccer Coaches...

U.S. Soccer team fights to return to World Cup

U.S. Soccer team fights to return to World Cup

Adam Barrow, Contributing Writer September 16, 2021

After five frustrating halves of soccer, the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) finally built some momentum in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament Wednesday night with a four-goal second half...

Senior forward Kyle Holcomb netted the winning goal.

Men’s soccer wins thriller against Cornell

Charles Horn, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

After 100 minutes of missed opportunities, rebuffed attacks and physical play, Kyle Holcomb leaped into the air and netted a sudden-death winner to propel the No. 18 Demon Deacons to victory over unranked...

Lionel Messi left Barcelona following a financial nightmare. He now joins 
a stacked Paris Saint Germain squad, where  he’ll be  the premier forward.

Transfers provide spark for European teams

John Kimball, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

In arguably the most exciting transfer window ever, European clubs broke multiple records for money spent in a single window. Some of soccer’s biggest stars were on the move, and the English Premier...

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Men’s soccer loses to VCU, defeats Bucknell

Charles Horn, Staff Writer September 2, 2021

After a frustrating season opener shutout loss to Virginia Commonwealth University, Wake Forest men’s soccer returned to its winning ways with a resounding 2-0 victory over Bucknell on Sunday night. Still...

Wake Forest men’s soccer kicks off its regular season games on Aug. 26 against Virginia Commonwealth University at Spry Stadium.

Men’s soccer splits results in exhibition matches

Charles Horn, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

Under the lights in a packed and raucous Spry Stadium free of capacity restrictions, Wake Forest faced off against Coastal Carolina in the Demon Deacons’ second and final exhibition game. Just over...

Hannah Betfort, who first started playing soccer at Wake Forest as a walk-on, was drafted to the NWSL’s Portland Thorns FC in January.

Women’s soccer season comes to a close

Delaney McSweeney, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

After a season full of ups and downs, the Wake Forest women’s soccer team finished their season with five wins, seven losses, and two draws. Their season ended abruptly when their final game on the road...

Real Madrid was one major club looking to join the new league.

The rise and fall of the European Super League

Rafael Lima, Senior Writer April 22, 2021

The announcement for what would be the start of the richest and most glittering league ever seen in the football (soccer) world was made rather dimly. A little before midnight on Sunday — after the...

NWSL kicks off second ever Challenge Cup

NWSL kicks off second ever Challenge Cup

Julia Junker, Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

On April 9, the National Women’s Soccer League kicked off its second rendition of the Challenge Cup. This is separate from the 24-match regular season, which will begin May 15. The Challenge Cup was...

PSG forward Kylian Mbappe raises his arms in victory after the win.

PSG defeats Bayern Munich in Champions League

Charles Horn, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The fatigued stars of defending Champions League winners Bayern Munich sunk to the pitch in the cavernous Parc des Princes stadium as Paris Saint Germain inched one step closer to their Sisyphean goal...

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